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The best minds : a story of friendship, madness, and the tragedy of good intentions  Cover Image Book Book

The best minds : a story of friendship, madness, and the tragedy of good intentions / Jonathan Rosen.

Summary:

An acclaimed author investigates the forces that led his closest childhood friend, a paranoid schizophrenic with brilliant promise who defied the odds and graduated from Yale Law School, to kill the woman he loved, in this exploration of the ways in whichwe understand--and fail to understand--mental illness.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594206573 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1594206570 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 562 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-539) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The suitable playmate -- The good earth -- Memory glass -- Strangers -- American pie -- Freedom summer -- Message in a bottle -- Misreading -- The shadow knows -- Revolving door -- Going sane -- Stories -- Choosing -- The break -- Entanglement -- Locked ward -- Making illness a weapon -- Underclass -- Halfway -- Brains -- Mentors -- Precedent -- Secrets -- The sympathetic light of sickness -- Happy idiot -- Postdoc -- Thoughtful enabling -- Career killer -- Role model -- Twice born -- Creativity, inc. --Michael called Kevin -- Shamans -- Equal opportunity -- The backward journey -- The two Adams -- Personal emergency -- Going back -- The fatal funnel -- Cain and Abel -- The eternal optimist -- Endings.
Subject: Laudor, Michael.
Schizophrenics > United States > Biography.
Rosen, Jonathan, 1963- > Friends and associates.
Male friendship > United States.
New York (State) > Biography.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library 616.89 ROS (Text) 000169489 Display -- Lit Lineup Checked out 03/14/2024


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